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Heart & Vascular Diagnosis
You Deserve a Prompt and Accurate Diagnosis
As western Massachusetts’ most advanced heart and vascular hospital, Baystate Health has the experience and the latest technology to help you.
Plus, our cardiac catheterization laboratories are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide fast diagnosis and lifesaving treatment to patients experiencing emergency symptoms.
Depending on your symptoms and medical history, we may use a variety of tests to diagnose a heart condition. Diagnostic heart assessments include:
- Blood tests
- Computerized axial tomography (CT or CAT) scan
- Doppler ultrasound
- Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- Stress test
- Tilt table test